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eMedTV Drugs & Supplements A-Z

Prilosec - Quillivant XR

This page contains links to eMedTV Drugs & Supplements containing information on subjects from Prilosec to Quillivant XR. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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Descriptions of Drugs & Supplements
  • Prilosec
    Prilosec is approved in the treatment of conditions affecting the stomach, esophagus, and intestines. This eMedTV article discusses the various types of conditions the medication is used to treat, explains how it works, lists side effects, and more.
  • Prilosec OTC
    Prilosec OTC is non-prescription medication used to treat frequent heartburn in adults. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works to reduce acid in the stomach and provides information on when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • PrimaCare
    PrimaCare and PrimaCare One are prenatal vitamins that are available by prescription. This eMedTV Web page describes these products in more detail, explains the benefits of taking prenatal vitamins, and offers dosing information for the drug.
  • Primaquine
    Primaquine is a prescription medicine used to prevent malaria relapses. This page of the eMedTV Web library provides a complete overview of this antimalarial medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Primidone
    Primidone is a prescribed medicine approved for treating grand mal and partial seizures. This eMedTV article explains how primidone works to treat these types of epileptic seizures and also provides information on side effects and dosing guidelines.
  • Prinivil
    Prinivil is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV page discusses others uses for the drug, explains how it works, and also includes a list of potential side effects and dosing information.
  • Prinzide
    Prinzide is a prescription drug used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This section of the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at how the medicine works, along with information about its possible side effects and tips on how to take it.
  • Pristiq
    Pristiq is a prescription medicine used for treating depression. This article on the eMedTV site explains how Pristiq works, describes its effects, lists possible side effects that may occur, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Proair HFA
    Proair HFA is a drug used to treat and prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article discusses other uses of the prescription inhaler (like preventing exercise-induced asthma attacks), as well as its possible side effects and general dosing guidelines.
  • Procardia
    Procardia is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat certain types of angina. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at Procardia, providing information on how it works, its potential side effects, and tips on taking the medicine.
  • Procardia XL
    Procardia XL is a prescription drug that is used to treat chest pain (angina) and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at Procardia XL, providing information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking the drug.
  • Prochlorperazine
    Prochlorperazine is a medication used to treat severe nausea or vomiting, schizophrenia, and anxiety. This eMedTV article further discusses prochlorperazine uses, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Procrit
    Procrit is a prescription drug used to treat anemia due to chemotherapy, renal failure, or zidovudine. This eMedTV article further explains what Procrit is used for, describes the effects of the medicine, and offers general dosing information.
  • Procyclidine
    Procyclidine is a prescription drug that can treat Parkinson's disease and certain movement disorders. This eMedTV article describes the medication in more detail, with information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Progesterone Capsules
    Progesterone capsules can be used to cause a period in women who have not reached menopause. This eMedTV article provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information on other uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Prograf
    Prograf is prescribed for the prevention of organ rejection after a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed overview of this immunosuppressant medicine, including how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Prolensa
    Prolensa is a medicine prescribed for use before cataract surgery to reduce pain and inflammation. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this eye medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, and dosing instructions.
  • Proleukin
    Proleukin is a drug approved for the treatment of certain cancers that affect the skin or kidneys. This eMedTV article features an overview of this chemotherapy medicine, with details on how it is given, its effectiveness, side effects, and more.
  • Prolia
    Prolia is a prescription drug licensed to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. This selection from the eMedTV Web site describes other uses of Prolia, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Prolixin
    Prolixin is a prescribed medication approved for treating psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. This eMedTV article explains how the drug works by affecting a certain brain chemical and discusses dosing guidelines and potential side effects.
  • Promethazine
    Promethazine is a prescription drug approved for various uses, including the treatment of nausea. This eMedTV segment covers these uses in more detail, describes how the medication works, explains when and how to use it, and more.
  • Prometrium
    Prometrium is a hormone medication that can cause a period in women who have not reached menopause. This eMedTV article offers a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its other uses, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Propafenone
    Propafenone is prescribed to treat certain types of irregular heart rates by stabilizing the heart rhythm. This eMedTV selection presents more details on this antiarrhythmia medicine, including specific uses, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Propafenone SR
    Propafenone SR capsules are taken twice daily to treat certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV Web page presents an overview of this prescription drug, including how it works, side effects, dosing tips, and more.
  • Propecia
    Propecia is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat male pattern baldness. This page on the eMedTV site further describes Propecia and its effects, dosing information, and potential side effects to look out for.
  • Propoxyphene
    If you have mild to moderate pain, your doctor may prescribe propoxyphene. This eMedTV segment provides a complete overview of this pain reliever, including its various forms and strengths, how it works, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Propoxyphene Hydrochloride
    Propoxyphene hydrochloride is approved for the treatment of pain. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this narcotic medication, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, abuse potential, and possible side effects.
  • Propoxyphene Napsylate
    A prescription drug, propoxyphene napsylate is used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this pain reliever, with information on possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, abuse potential, and safety warnings.
  • Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen
    Propoxyphene/acetaminophen is a prescription drug used for relieving mild to moderate pain. This eMedTV segment explains how the medication works, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Propranolol
    Propranolol is a prescription drug that treats several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource describes the conditions it can treat, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and how the drug works.
  • Propranolol Sustained Release
    Propranolol sustained-release is a prescription drug approved to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels (like angina). This page explains in detail how the drug works, how and when to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Propranolol XL
    Propranolol XL is a beta blocker medication often prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medication works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Propranolol/HCTZ
    Propranolol/HCTZ is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). This page from the eMedTV Web library provides a detailed look at this combination medication, including how it works, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Propylthiouracil
    Doctors may recommend propylthiouracil to treat hyperthyroidism when another drug isn't working. This eMedTV page discusses this prescription medication in detail, with information on who it is used for, when and how to take it, side effects, and more.
  • ProQuad
    As a type of vaccination, ProQuad protects against measles, mumps, rubella, and chickenpox. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this vaccine, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and general safety concerns.
  • Proquin XR
    The antibiotic Proquin XR is used to treat cystitis (commonly called a bladder infection). This page from the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at this medication, explaining how it works, what to expect during treatment, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Proscar
    Proscar is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Proscar works and offers more details on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing tips and precautions.
  • ProSom
    A healthcare provider may prescribe ProSom for the short-term treatment of insomnia. This segment of the eMedTV archives further discusses the effects of the drug, lists precautions and warnings, and offers general dosing information.
  • Prostin E2
    Prostin E2 is prescribed to cause an abortion or remove the contents of the uterus after a miscarriage. This eMedTV Web selection contains information on this drug, including specific uses, how it works, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Protein-Bound Paclitaxel
    A doctor may prescribe protein-bound paclitaxel for the treatment of breast, lung, or pancreatic cancer. This eMedTV Web page discusses protein-bound paclitaxel uses in more detail, explains how the drug works, and offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Protonix
    Protonix is a drug used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Protonix, including information about how it reduces stomach acid, and links to additional resources.
  • Protopic
    Protopic is a medicated ointment used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (also called eczema). This eMedTV article provides a detailed look at this prescription drug, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Protriptyline
    Protriptyline is a prescription medicine that is licensed for treating depression. This eMedTV Web page further describes the drug, offering detailed information on its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • PROVENGE
    PROVENGE is a medicine prescribed to treat prostate cancer that no longer responds to hormone therapy. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this medication, with detailed information on how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Proventil
    Proventil is a drug often used to treat or prevent airway spasms caused by asthma or other conditions. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, including details about how it works and some of its more common side effects.
  • Proventil HFA
    Proventil HFA is an environmentally friendly inhaler used to treat or prevent airway spasms. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this medication, including a discussion of how it works, how to use it, and some side effects it may cause.
  • Provera
    Available by prescription, Provera is a drug used to restore insufficient progestin levels in some women. This eMedTV Web selection describes more specific uses of this medicine, explains how it works, covers possible side effects, and more.
  • Provigil
    Provigil is a prescription drug that is used for promoting wakefulness in people with certain conditions. This eMedTV page further explains what Provigil is used for, lists possible side effects that may occur, and offers general dosing information.
  • Prozac
    Prozac is a type of antidepressant that is used to treat panic disorder, depression, and other conditions. This eMedTV article further discusses specific Prozac uses and offers details on the drug's dosage information and possible side effects.
  • Pseudoephedrine
    Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant commonly used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion. This eMedTV resource covers the drug's uses in more detail, explains how it works, and describes the various forms that this product comes in.
  • PTU
    People who have an overactive thyroid may be prescribed a drug called PTU. This segment of the eMedTV library takes a detailed look at this medication, with information on side effects, when and how to take it, dosing information, and more.
  • Pulmicort
    Pulmicort is a prescription medicine approved to prevent asthma attacks. This eMedTV article describes how Pulmicort works to open up the airways, offers some recommendations on taking the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Pulmozyme
    Pulmozyme is a drug that can help improve lung function in people with cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at the drug, explaining how it works, possible side effects, tips and precautions for those taking it, and more.
  • Purinethol
    Purinethol is a medicine licensed for the treatment of acute lymphatic leukemia (ALL). This page of the eMedTV site presents more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Pycnogenol
    Pycnogenol is a dietary supplement that possibly treats several health conditions. This eMedTV Web article describes Pycnogenol in more detail, including information on its beneficial properties, safety concerns, and possible side effects.
  • Pyridoxine
    Pyridoxine is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for the formation of hemoglobin. This eMedTV Web page further explains what pyridoxine is used for, describes how the supplement works, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Qnasl
    Qnasl is a type of "dry" nasal spray prescribed to treat symptoms of seasonal or year-round allergies. This eMedTV article contains a detailed overview of this product, including how it works, instructions for using it properly, side effects, and more.
  • Qoliana
    Qoliana eye drops are prescribed to treat ocular hypertension and open angle glaucoma. This eMedTV resource features an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works to lower eye pressure, side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Qsymia
    Qsymia is a drug prescribed to help certain people lose weight and keep it off. This eMedTV article features a detailed look at the medication, including how it works, who it is designed for, possible side effects, and more.
  • Qualaquin
    Qualaquin is a prescription medicine used to treat malaria. This eMedTV Web selection provides a complete overview of this medication, with information on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Quartette
    Quartette is a birth control pill that contains four different phases of pills in each pack. This eMedTV article describes this form of contraception in more detail, explains how it works, lists some of the potential side effects, and more.
  • Quasense
    Quasense is an extended-cycle birth control pill that allows women to only have four periods each year. This eMedTV Web page describes the drug in more detail, listing possible side effects and discussing some general precautions of the pill.
  • Quazepam
    Quazepam is a medication that can be prescribed for the treatment of insomnia. This page of the eMedTV library explains how the drug works to cause sleepiness, lists potential side effects, and offers dosing guidelines for the medication.
  • Quercetin
    Quercetin is a flavonoid commonly found in supplements used for treating allergies and other conditions. This eMedTV article describes the effects of this product, explores its effectiveness, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Questran
    Questran is a drug that is licensed to treat high cholesterol and itching caused by certain liver diseases. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at how the drug works, including the expected results and dosing information.
  • Quetiapine
    Quetiapine is a prescription drug used to help control symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, potential side effects, and more.
  • Quetiapine XR
    Quetiapine XR is a drug that is approved to control the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This eMedTV page examines the medication in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Quillivant XR
    Quillivant XR is a drug used to treat ADHD. This eMedTV Web article gives an overview of the prescription medication, noting in particular its effects, dosing guidelines, and strengths -- as well as what to tell your doctor before you take it.
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